When working towards a fat loss goal it’s important to incorporate plenty of greens and lean protein into your diet, while removing starchy and grain-filled items. This Chicken and Butternut Squash Salad makes a really satisfying meal that will propel you towards your weight loss goals without making you feel like you’re missing out on tasty food :-)
Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com
Here’s what you need…
1 Butternut Squash, cubed
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon sweet paprika
⅛ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon sea salt
6 cups Arugula
2 cups leftover roasted chicken, chopped
5 Dates, pitted and chopped
¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted
Preheat the oven to 400 F. Cube the butternut squash and place in a large bowl. Toss it with the olive oil, cinnamon, paprika, cumin and sea salt.
Spread over a rimmed baking sheet and roast for 15 minutes. Stir the squash and cook for an additional 15 minutes.
Combine the squash and all of the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Serve immediately. Enjoy!
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 109 calories, 10g fat, 3g carbohydrate, 28mg sodium, 1g sugar, 2g fiber, and 4g protein.
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